Molina's hog-nosed skunk

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Molina's hog-nosed skunk

Order : Carnivora
Family : Mustelidae
Subfamily : Mephitinae
Species : Conepatus chinga

 

The Molina's hog-nosed skunk is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Molina
A young / baby of a Molina is called a 'kit'. A Molina group is called a 'surfeit or stink'.
Some facts about the
Molina's hog-nosed skunk

Adult weight : 3.4 kg (7.48 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 10 years

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Facts about the Molina's hog-nosed skunk

Conepatus chinga is found in mid to southern South America. (Full text)

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